Wizard World 2018: Panel Highlights

Boy Meets World (ABC)

Wizard World Chicago kicks off this Thursday in Rosemont with a number of celebrities coming to town for the comic con.  Among the highlights are a reunion of the Boy Meets World cast featuring Ben Savage, Danielle Fishel, Rider Strong, and Will Friedle.  What follows below are a small selection of panels that I recommend checking out!

Ghostbusters director Ivan Reitman was among those recently added to the schedule.  He’s in town for Saturday only and will be appearing on a panel with Ernie Hudson.  Reitman will be signing autographs for free at his table.

Thursday, August 23rd:

How To Marathon Movies And TV, 6:30-7:15 PM

Marvel vs. DC: The Great Debate, 7:30-8:30 PM

Friday August 24th:

A Star Wars Fan Experience: All Ages Welcome! 1-1:45 PM

A Charmed Life: A Conversation With Holly Marie Combs & Brian Krause, 2-2:45 PM

Disney Trivia Against the Disney Brothers (Thomas Ian Nicholas and Jon Heder, hosted by Lani Sarem), 3-3:45 PM

Ghostbuster’s Daughter: A Conversation With Violet Ramis Stiel, 3:30-4:15 PM

Dark Arts And Magic: A Conversation With John Constantine Himself, Matt Ryan, 4:30-5:15 PM

Boy Meets World Reunion With Ben Savage, Danielle Fishel, Will Friedle And Rider Strong, 4:30-5:15 PM

Animation Domination: A Conversation With Maurice Lamarche And Rob Paulsen, 5:30-6:15 PM

Podlander Drunkcast Live! 7:30-8:15 PM

Saturday, August 25th:

Women Of Pop Culture featuring Holly Marie Combs, Charisma Carpenter, and Pom Klementieff, 11:30 AM-12:15 PM

Hey I Know That Guy!: A Conversation With David Krumholtz, 12-12:45 PM

Ghostbusters Behind The Scenes: A Conversation With Ivan Reitman And Ernie Hudson, 2:45-3:30 PM

Michael Rooker Vs The Audience, 4-4:45 PM

Marvel’s The Runaways With James Marsters, 5-5:45 PM

The Truth Is Out There: A Conversation With David Duchovny And Gillian Anderson, 5:15-6 PM

Sunday, August 26th

A Kim Possible Reunion: A Conversation With Christy Carlson Romano & Will Friedle, 11:30 AM-12:15 PM

Back To Smallville With Tom Welling, Michael Rosenbaum, And James Marsters, 1-1:45 PM

Wizard World Chicago runs August 23-26 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center.

Danielle Solzman

Danielle Solzman is native of Louisville, KY, and holds a BA in Public Relations from Northern Kentucky University and a MA in Media Communications from Webster University. She roots for her beloved Kentucky Wildcats, St. Louis Cardinals, Indianapolis Colts, and Boston Celtics. Living less than a mile away from Wrigley Field in Chicago, she is an active reader (sports/entertainment/history/biographies/select fiction) and involved with the Chicago improv scene. She also sees many movies and reviews them. She has previously written for Redbird Rants, Wildcat Blue Nation, and Hidden Remote/Flicksided. From April 2016 through May 2017, her film reviews can be found on Creators.

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